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EC may announce Lok Sabha elections schedule in first week of March: Sources

NEW DELHI, (PTI) THE schedule for Lok Sabha elections is likely to be announced in the first week of March, sources indicated on Friday. The term of the present Lok Sabha ends on June 3. The Election Commission is in the process of deciding the number

  • MOIL signs MoU with GMDC 

      Business Bureau, MOIL Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd (GMDC), an undertaking of Government of Gujarat. The MoU has been formed to take up joint exploration of manganese be

  • Govt to promote agri businesses in 10,000 villages: CM 

      Business Bureau, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said his Government has taken up a special programme for farmers to help them take their produce directly to the markets. Under this programme, farmers’ blocks would

  • Mycrofine Appliances launches Atta Chakki

        Business Bureau, MYCROFINE Appliances Pvt Ltd, Rajkot, Gujarat has launched the Mycrofine Atta Chakki in the city. The company has appointed Taori Marketing as the authorised distributor for this product in Vidarbha. This was revealed b

  • Special Detox programme  at Baidyanath Life Sciences 

      Business Bureau, BAIDYANATH Life Sciences is organising a Special Detox programme from January 13 to 31.  In the detox programme a person can detoxify body internally and externally through Panchkarma therapies like Basti, Nayse, Shirodhar

  • Govt must probe e-com players’ biz: CAIT

      Business Bureau, Taking a strong exception to the hard lobbying and pressure tactics being constantly adopted by multi-national companies (MNCs) and major e-commerce players to impress upon Government to change or amend recent clarification on

  • 9 facts you must know about new GST limit of Rs 40 lakh

      By Advocate S N Kapoor, Next Year: This limit is applicable from FY 2019-20 onwards, i.e., for the financial year starting from April 1, 2019.   Goods, not services: The limit is applicable only for sale of goods. For service pr

  • Register start-ups and avail Govt schemes: Aseem Gupta 

        Business Bureau, The Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) in association with Lemon Ideas –a Nagpur based Start-up Incubator organised a programme - ‘Meet The Policy Maker’ on Thursday. The event was held at Food Show

  • TiE Nagpur’s workshop on  ‘Go to market’ tomorrow

      Business Bureau, Continuing the initiative of Startup Accelerator workshops, TiE Nagpur in association with Nagpur Startup and E-Cell VNIT Nagpur is organising a workshop on January 20 at CHE-002, Department of Chemical Engineering, VNIT from 5

  • ‘Transformation Plan’ at Nujster Fitness

      Nujster Fitness Studios is offering one-month ‘Shape Up Challenge’ or ‘Transformation Plan’. The monthly plan includes daily training sessions with special attention. The plan is perfect for those looking to lose or gain

  • Agrovision Foundation to hold workshop today

      AGROVISION Foundation along with Nagpur Veterinary College and Maharashtra Animal and Fisheries Science University will jointly organise free workshop on ‘Role of sustainable livestock enterprises in socio-economic empowerment of rural far

  • World Orange Festival from Jan 18 to 21

      Business Bureau, The World Orange Festival organised by Lokmat will be inaugurated on Friday, January 18 at Reshimbagh ground in the city. The four-day festival will host international and Indian agricultural experts, scientists and renowned co

  • Value of mobile phone component production to cross Rs 70k cr: Report

      Business Bureau, THE value of mobile phone component production in the country is expected to cross Rs 70,000 crore in 2018-19, which is 40 per cent more than the Rs 50,000 crore target for 2019-20, according to mobile phone  industry body

  • Good response to ‘Kholo Khushiyon Ka Pitara’ offer at Shree Shivam

      Shree Shivam - wedding fashion and lifestyle clothing store is getting overwhelming response to its ‘Kholo Khushiyon Ka Pitara’ offer by the customers.  The offer is attracting customers from day one, as it giving an opportunity..

  • Tanishq expo at Shraddhanand Peth

      Business Bureau, TANISHQ launched exhibition of high value range of studded diamond jewellery, with stunning designs both traditional and contemporary. The exclusive exhibition was inaugurated by Dr Archana Tripathi at Hotel Centre Point on Jan

  • Three-day Fashionista to start at Hotel Centre Point from today

      Business Bureau, Fashionista - one of the biggest Fashion & Lifestyle Exhibition in the country - is back in Nagpur for the 35th time. It mission is to take fashion trends to the non-metro cities and bridge the gap between metro cities and

  • I-T raids continue in Amravati on businessmen, realtors on 2nd day

      Business Bureau, Income-Tax Department has seized Rs 1.5 crore cash, jewellery. Investigation is still under way and will take another two to three days to complete the entire exercise The Search and seizure operations by the Income-Tax Depart

  • SDPL fulfils dreams of home-seekers

      Business Bureau, SDPL has come up with wide range of housing options. Keeping in mind the requirements of home seekers, the company has launched two low cost housing options named - SDPL Aashray at Dabha on Amrawati road and another at Wanjara,

  • ‘Domestic auto parts industry to grow at 15 pc next fiscal’

      The domestic auto components industry is expected to grow at around 15 per cent in the next financial year despite a slowdown in demand in the automotive sector, according to rating agency Icra. The growth is supported by healthy volume growth i

  • RBI eases ECB policy, lifts sectoral curbs

      Business Bureau, THE Reserve Bank recently came out with a new policy for overseas borrowings, allowing all eligible entities to raise foreign funding under the automatic route and removing sectoral curbs. All eligible borrowers can now raise E

  • Employees may see double-digit salary growth this year: Report

      Business Bureau, EMPLOYEES in India are likely to see a double-digit salary growth in 2019, but inflation may play a dampener capping the hike at 5 per cent, a report said on Thursday.According to global consulting firm Korn Ferry, as a result

  • Girisons’ End of Season Sale getting overwhelming response

      Business Bureau, THE on going offer at Girisons, upto 50 per cent discount is receiving excellent response. Girisons–the largest bed and bath showroom in Nagpur city housing all the major brands under one roof such as Bombay Dyeing, Raymo

  • MF investment norms in derivatives issued

      MARKETS regulator Sebi has decided to allow mutual funds to write call options subject to certain conditions. Generally, call options refer to an agreement that gives a buyer the right to purchase an asset at a specified price within a particula

  • Honda CB300R motorcycle bookings commence

      Business Bureau, BRINGING ultimate excitement for motorcycling enthusiasts in India, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd on Wednesday confirmed the Japan crafted Neo Sports Café inspired–Honda CB300R for India. The CB300R wi

  • Ajinkya Tutorials to hold entrance exam on 20th

      Business Bureau, ONE of the city’s well-known coaching classes, Saraf’s Ajinkya Tutorials Private Limited, engaged in nurturing the inherent potential in the students will be conducting 2019-2021 batches entrance test for JEE-Main/

  • Mid-sized construction cos to see positive trend: Report

      Business Bureau, WITH their credit profiles improving and order book strengthening supported by the Government’s push towards infrastructure development projects, mid-sized construction players are expected to witness significant growth o

  • BEFI’s 10th all-India meet at Thiruvananthapuram from 28th

      Business Bureau, BANK Employees Federation Eastern Maharashtra State Unit of Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) organised a conference on recently at Sarvodaya Ashram Hall, Dharampeth. Dr Shrinivas Khandewale, eminent economist inaugura

  • ‘Gross office space leasing touches all-time high of 48 mn sq ft in 2018’

      Business Bureau GROSS leasing of office space hit an all-time high of 48.1 million sq ft in 2018 across eight major cities on higher demand from domestic and global corporates as well as co-working operators, according to property consultant Cu

  • Add value to fly ash and generate jobs: Gadkari

      Business Bureau, GREEN Ashcon 2019 – international conference on technological developments in fly ash utilisation was concluded successful. The conference saw immense participation from local students and delegates across the country. Te

  • Take calculated risk to achieve success: Early stage entrepreneurs’

      Business Bureau, The Entrepreneurship Forum of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) recently organised a session on ‘Start-Ups Speak - Mantras for Success” at Civil Lines, Nagpur. Four innovators and entrepreneurs from the city sha

  • IT industry seeks clarity on tax provisions for BPO/KPO services

      Business Bureau, IT INDUSTRY body Nasscom has urged the Government to clarify tax provisions that treat BPO-KPO services as intermediaries under GST rules, and scrap angel tax levied on investments in startups. Expressing concerns over rising i

  • Defer implementation of revised FDI norms for e-commerce cos: IAMAI

      Business Bureau, THE Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Tuesday urged the Government to defer the implementation of revised norms for e-commerce companies having foreign investments, as few provisions are unclear and onerous. I

  • Authorised Economic Operator is status for importers, exporters

     By CA Varun Vijaywargi, AEO is a programme under the aegis of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) and aims to enhance international supply chain security and facilitate movement of legitimate goods. AEO programme enables Indian Customs to enhanc

  • Overseas tours by Swastik Tours 

        Swastik Tours and Travels, Shankar Nagar, Nagpur has arranged several overseas group tours in the next few months. Thailand Special (stags only) is scheduled for March 22.  Family group tour of Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore will

  • Kirans Brain Magic offers  innovative courses

      Kirans Brain Magic, a reputed institute which offers innovative courses like Vedic Maths, Kids English Grammar, Handwriting Improvement, Calligraphy, is conducting Talent Development Programme for Kids. Vedic Maths courses covers various aspect

  • CM to inaugurate VIA’s expo on  ‘Food Processing Machinery’ today

      The Vidarbha Industries Association Food Processing Forum will be conducting the first edition of ‘International Exhibition & Seminar’ on Food Processing Machinery – Food India Show at MIHAN Industrial Area, Nagpur  fr

  • White the most preferred car colour in India  in 2018: Study

      When it comes to car colours, white is the most-preferred choice for many Indian consumers with 43 per cent of them opting for the tone in 2018, according to a report by global paints major BASF. According to the ‘BASF Color Report for Au

  • Bank retirees’ dharna at Samvidhan Chowk today

      Business Bureau, THE All India Bank Retirees Federation, Nagpur Forum and the CBPRO will jointly stage a massive dharna on January 16 at Samvidhan Chowk from 10 am to 2 pm. The bank retirees are on agitation all over the country against the apa

  • 12 students qualify for national-level Science Talent Search Examination

      Staff Reporter, Raipur, Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan had conducted a state-level Science Talent Search Examination at Saraswati Shishu Mandir, Saraswati Vihar, Raipur on Saturday. The examination was conducted in association with Vigyan Prasar, Na

  • Mismatch in VAT: CAIT seeks amnesty scheme

      Business Bureau, The registered dealers who have paid VAT at time of purchasing material are facing lot of problems in getting input tax credit because of non payment by selling dealer or wrong entry in their audit report. B C Bhartia, National

  • A K Pandey, Pr CC of CGST, Nagpur transferred to New Delhi

      A K Pandey, Principal Chief Commissioner of Central GST, Nagpur Zone has been transferred to New Delhi. He will be holding the post of Principal DG GST (Intelligence), New Delhi.  An officer of batch 1983, Pandey was also holding the addit

  • Krishna Consultants to launch new GRE batch

      Business Bureau, Krishna Consultants will be commencing its new GRE batch from January 18 at I T Park, Nagpur to assist aspirants aiming to pursue higher education abroad. GRE, the Graduate Record Examination, is a criterion for admissions not

  • Comp-Ex-2019 concludes on high note

      Business Bureau, The five day annual event - Comp-Ex 2019 exhibition - of the Vidarbha Computer and Media Dealers’ Welfare Association (VCMDWA) concluded here on Monday. The 27th edition of the exhibition held at St. Ursula Girls’ H

  • Shree Shyam Ceramics adjudged ‘Best Stall’ of Rachana exhibition

      The four-day ‘Rachana 2019’, an exposition of building material and other associated products and services, was held at Ladies Club in Civil Lines between January 10 and 13. The organisers gave awards to participants. First, second,

  • IGNOU extends last date for admissions

      Taking into account requests from large number of students, IGNOU, New Delhi has recently extended the last date for admissions for its courses till January 31. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering courses of various levels

  • NLH appointing course instructors

      New Learning Horizons (NLH) is appointing course instructors to teach Handwriting improvement, Calligraphy, Abacus and Vedic Math in schools, centres and franchise centers. NLH is a Registered ISO 9001 2008 CERTIFIED Training Institute. ACEM Aba